Friday, September 4, 2015
By LORNE MANLY via NYT Movies
The actress plays an F.B.I. agent working with law-enforcement collaborators (Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro) in battle with cartels in Denis Villeneuve’s “Sicario.”
By BEN KENIGSBERG via NYT Movies
Mr. Evans’s directorial debut is a modest, briskly paced actors’ film about strangers who meet in Grand Central Terminal in the early-morning hours.
By STEPHEN HOLDEN via NYT Movies
A Norwegian woman who recently lost her sight struggles to keep in touch with the visual world in Eskil Vogt’s debut feature.
By NICOLAS RAPOLD via NYT Movies
Matthew Broderick and Alice Eve play colleagues stranded in Albuquerque who try to piece together what happened the last time one of them was there.
By ANDY WEBSTER via NYT Movies
In this documentary, Parvez Sharma considers the contradiction with his religion while on a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
By BROOKS BARNES via NYT Movies
With Eddie Redmayne and Elle Fanning starring in fall films about gender transition, there is considerable debate about the casting of such roles with actors who are not transgender.
By MIKE FLAHERTY via NYT Movies
Mr. Jones was an actor and singer who made his name in a string of popular Disney films in the 1960s and ’70s, notably as a racecar driver in the “Love Bug” franchise.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By MARK LEIBOVICH via NYT Magazine
In American political life, “shiny objects" has become a useful metaphor for the stories — and people — that divert us from the important questions.
By ROBERT DRAPER via NYT Magazine
G.O.P. presidential candidates struggle to craft a foreign policy that can please the gung-ho and win in 2016 — without overpromising military force.
By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
Mr. Redford stars with Nick Nolte in this film based on Bill Bryson’s 1998 chronicle of hiking the Appalachian Trail with an old friend.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
By MICHAEL CIEPLY and BROOKS BARNES via NYT Movies
In this film starring Johnny Depp as a coldblooded killer, Scott Cooper found that tinge by incorporating the death of Mr. Bulger’s young son.